Is the Price Right? High Stakes in Valuing Assets

Kentouris, Chris
August 2009
Securities Industry News;8/17/2009, Vol. 21 Issue 18, p8
Trade Publication
The article presents information on pricing or valuing assets. It notes the discrepancies that may arise in asset pricing or valuing. It presents tips for fund managers on pricing assets. Chris Mears of Rothstein Kass notes the inclination of hedge funds and investment firms on asking their external auditors to spot check valuations throughout the year.


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